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what you nasa was up to last night with this latest launch. >>> take a look at this controversial quilt displaying a lynching. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. >>> i'm back with one of the big stories, the tough road ahead for chuck hagel, president obama's nominee for the next secretary of defense. joining us with insight, "washington post" reporter sean sullivan. hagel could face tough questions on afghanistan, troops, gays in the military and other issues. what should we watch to see if he'll make it past this confirmation? >> he'll certainly face a grilling from republicans on capitol hill today on, you know, the issues you mentioned, israel is another issue. you know, look for the way that he answers questions from democrats. a lot of republicans are going to oppose his nomination. but senators chuck schumer said that he's in favor of hagel. so if that can clear the way for other democrats to get onboard, that might be enough for him to clear the senate. >> another issue that we're watching out of d.c., president obama saying there is "no doubt that immigration reform and gun
to go forward and make the new discoveries in a time when nasa is dealing with budget cuts. >> you know, to us, we grew up, most of us in our company grew up watching apollo and it is an incredible legacy it is the equiv live nasa like lewis and clark. our job to find the edge and our job to do the industrial stuff and provide transportation and go out and help create the propellant and the materials to build. we want them to go to mars and do the fun stuff. we'll do the work and heavy lifting. >> how difficult of a mission will it be to get the resources from the asteroid. >> it will take a long time. even if you are mining it is 10-15 years. we'll start with the fire flies which are the little probes about the size of three laptops and robably 2015 and follow them with dragon flies. you might be picking up a theme there. they will bring back 25-50 pound and 2020 we'll send out the harvesters and they will bring back large multiton and put them in thoshit of the moon and that way if it falls down it will fall on the moon. >> it is groundbreaking work that you are doing and we'll keep c
a science lesson inspired by an announcement from nasa. hari sreenivasan has the details. >> sreenivasan: just what is dark matter? find a short video with a simple answer on today's science roundup. nasa and the european space agency are partnering to send a telescope into space to investigate dark matter and dark energy. read more about these mysterious forces and what scientists hope to find on our science page. and think you've received bad advice about social security? our benefits guru gets to the bottom of that issue in today's "ask larry" column on our business page. all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. gwen? >> ifill: and that's the newshour for tonight. on tuesday, we'll return to the immigration debate with a look at the president's plans for reform. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online, and again here tomorrow evening. thank you, and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> macarthur foundation. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and...
on at least until the end of february, or until president obama names his successor. nasa paused today to remember the lives of seven astronauts who died ten years ago when space shuttle "columbia" broke apart in the air over texas. a few hundred people gathered at kennedy space center in florida, including family members and other astronauts. the accident happened as the shuttle was returning home with only 16 minutes left till landing. the brash, bold-talking former mayor of new york city, ed koch, died today of congestive heart failure at a hospital in new york. >> good morning. i'm ed koch, and i'm running for mayor. how am i doing? >> sreenivasan: ed koch was most at home on the streets of manhattan. a quintessential new yorker, the larger than life koch, who ran city hall from 1978 to 1989, was best known for shepherding new york out of financial ruin, restoring the city's finances through tough budget cuts, and improving its decaying subway system. but he insisted his biggest personal achievement was rallying new yorkers through the 1980 transit strike that crippled the city. st
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got really into nasa because i got really into the right stuff. i read tom wolfe's book. i was really involved in the shuttle movement as a kid. i was a total astronaut freak. it was so devastating. and largely forgotten really in the culture along with the "columbia" disaster as well. people forget the first two shuttles were both tragically destroyed. >> that's right. >> i remember apollo one. >> that was before my time. >> john: apollo with grisham the second american in space. >> part of the problem was since his -- problem with the hatch on the mercury, they made it very difficult to open the hatch on the apollo capsule. they didn't have a minute. so that was one of the major changes they made. >> good morning to discuss on nasa tragedies. >> good morning, everybody! >> i would like to bring up something a little positive. do you remember back in 2009 when president obama was first sworn in and we heard about the secret g.o.p. strategy session in the caucus room? d.c. restaurant and all of the big republicans decanter, demint fisher-price guy came. they plotted how they would sab
. that is the big elephant in the room. >> they often say foreign aid, nasa, the department of education. i think that is a great idea for a number of reasons. people on the left say let's get out of these wars. that is a great idea for some people. you can do a lot of what people on the right and left want to do in terms of their pet cuts and it would do absolutely nothing to the long-term trajectory that we are on. we did a bus tour this year with family research council. we've teamed up on the money and valleys toward. what was interesting was respect to a lot of conservatives, and people were -- we spoke to a lot of conservatives, and people were willing to listen to us. i think it is an uphill battle, but one we will be forced into by the very nature of where we are. >> there is a passage in one of his great books where he says, the democrats are the party of santa claus. santa claus is a wonderful job a guy in a red suit who loves everyone and gives everybody presence. he gives you exactly what you want, all you have to do is ask. the republicans are the party of god. god is a stern fellow.
. gary, what are you expect a nasa governor makes its way up? >> s. moderate of these features you can expect with brian schweizer in his governorship. he can use whatever packard bell ontrack capital he has. he has a big month ahead of the work that will then come to his desk so he can do what his job is. >> is that what tonight is about, the tone and tenor is not too much due to this point, but setting a tone. a lot of it talked about in the previous three weeks since i got this session underway. >> the optimism in the last three weeks is genuine. i visited a couple times, almost quite a coincidence. i sense there's a good positive spirit always taken place there. and i think bullock thinks that it will keep that going. >> we hope you're right. preparing to deliver his state of the state address. as we said, about a 45 minute speech. of course quite a bit different. let's listen in now to governor steve bullock. >> now to present to you, the governor of the state of montana, the honorable steve bullock. [cheers and applause] [applause] [cheers and applause] >> lieutenant governor wal
-entry killing all five crew members over eastern texas. during a teleconference with nasa, a group of high school science students in texas recalled what they saw and what they heard. >> i actually still remember the day. i was getting ready to go to a game, and we were waiting and we about to leave until we heard this loud noise. >> there will be a wreath laying ceremony at kennedy space center where hundreds of people gathered in 2003 for the landing that never happened. >>> an emergency landing for a passenger plane after the pilot passed out in the cockpit. the alaska airlines flight landed safely in portland after the first officer was forced to take over because the pilot was unconscious. the plane was on its way from los angeles to seattle when diverted. 116 people were onboard at the time. no word on what caused the pilot to pass out. >>> medical researchers are telling doctors it is time to warn young patients about dangers found in energy drinks. pediatricians estimate 35% of american teens and adolescents drink the caffeinated beverages. the drinks are not fda regulated can caus
passenger on a plane. nasa space shuttles never left earth without it. >> i tell you, i think we'd be lost without duct tape up here. >> a bandit even used it when he robbed a liquor store. it's enough to give diapers a dirty name. jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> you know that dogs are going to smell something. >> that's what i was just thinking, why, oh why, did these women, did anyone think they were going to be able to walk through an airport with cocaine on their tushies? >> put some tape on. >> i'm sure we can all feel bad, but i don't think 9, $10,000 is worth going to jail for a very long time. no more duct tape. >> you can always follow what's going on here in "the situation room."
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